Thursday, May 27, 2010
Thursday is "This Old House Day"
This unassuming home at 40 Grandview Ave. was the scene of a wedding in 1913. Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, who directed the U.S. Naval operations in the Pacific after Japan's sneak attack at Pearl Harbor, married a Quincy girl named Catherine Vance Freeman, who lived here with her family. The couple apparently met while Nimitz was in Quincy waiting for his submarine to be outfitted at Fore River Shipyard.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.